Podcast

Chronic illnesses are a topic seldom discussed in Lagos, Nigeria. Over my stay here, I have been slowly finding more and more people who have found ways to cope in what is a harsh environment for any empath. Over this season, I sit down with a few people I know to chat about how they cope. We explore medication, chronic pain, travel and the lack of health vocabulary that defines Lagos.

Season 2 – Chronic Illness in Lagos

Season 1 – Internal explorations in Buenos Aires

EP 7 – Sexual Education
Quick warning! This post contains stories that have elements of sexual abuse, sexual assault and things that could be perceived as rape. Proceed with caution.   https://youtu.be/ggLifrXgKhw In this episode I address sexual education. As I have started to get older, I am starting to realize the pros and cons …
EP 5 – Forgiveness
https://youtu.be/hnxa5IoUt1Q In this week’s episode I explore forgiveness. Initially my idea was to talk about forgiving others but I started to realize (with some help) that my life only started to flourish when I started to forgive myself from a place of honesty. It is always easy for us to …
EP 4 – Relapse
  https://youtu.be/4qlaR0Go4IA This week I talk about relapse as it relates to old habits and addictions. It took a lot out of me to tell this story and to be honest I almost did not hit publish on this post. I have been going back and forth in my mind …
EP 6 – Chronic Pain
  https://youtu.be/oyojF7kYvRA In this episode, I talk about chronic pain and my perspective living with a chronic health condition. This is my 10th year of having chronic pain and for that reason, I thought I would speak a little about what it has been like. I do not hear a …
EP 3 – Look Up – Help! My phone is taking over
  https://youtu.be/wP7Vr85R_Go Addiction is something that I have struggled with on and off for periods of my life. My addiction list includes food, drugs, alcohol and sex. Each of them have taught me lessons but those will come up in a later episode of the podcast. I think my history …
EP 2: Why a podcast?
  https://youtu.be/5YxxC68cHV0 Why a podcast? After the first episode, I got a suggestion to do an episode talking about my reasons for doing a podcast. At first I was reluctant because I do not like talking about myself but I now realize that it is necessary. I have fallen in …